Dear Science: Hurricanes

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Parker in Enfield. How do hurricanes form? Connecticut was just impacted by Hurricane Henri last weekend. So, how do storms such as these form in the middle of the ocean? For answers to these questions and more watch the full …

Science Sunday: Experimenting with a Fire Extinguisher

So we have included a fire extinguisher in this Science Sunday edition, but this experiment actually has nothing to do with fire at all. In this fire extinguisher, there is a lot of carbon dioxide under an extreme amount of pressure. We are going to use that built-up pressure to push a coloring pencil through …

Kid Inventor Spotlight: Ryan and the Mask Manager 2000

Here at the Connecticut Science Center, we are so proud to partner with Connecticut Invention Convention to highlight kid inventors from around our state. Throughout the year, we spotlight students who have participated in Connecticut Invention Convention in our Invention Dimension gallery. We are so excited that we can highlight these amazing students in a series of inspiring recorded …

Science Sunday: Fun with Bubbles

We are taking Science Sunday outside this weekend to experiment with some bubbles. The Connecticut Science Center puts a special ingredient in our bubble solution that makes it work so well. Do you know what it is? Watch the full Science Sunday segment below to learn more, plus see us make a GIANT bubble. We …